Application Security Groups now generally available in Azure Government

We are pleased to announce general availability of Application Security Groups (ASG) in all Azure regions including Azure Government. This feature provides security micro-segmentation for your virtual networks in Azure. The detailed announcement can be viewed here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/blog/applicationsecuritygroups/ ASGs provide many security and manageability benefits such as: Network security micro segmentation ASGs enable you to…

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Announcing new GPUs in Azure Government with NV-Series

We’re excited to announce that NV-Series virtual machines are now generally available in US Gov Virginia. NV-Series is designed to support visualization scenarios which enables customers to use NVIDIA® Tesla® M60 GPUs and NVIDIA® GRID in Azure for desktop accelerated applications and virtual desktops. With these powerful visualization GPUs in Azure Government, customers can visualize graphic-intensive workflows…


Announcing the launch of Azure M-series VMs with up to 4TB RAM in USGov Virginia region

We are excited to announce the launch of Azure M-series Virtual Machines in the USGov Virginia region. Azure M-series VMs offer memory up to 4 TB on a single VM with configurations of 64 or 128 hyper-threaded vCPUs, powered by Intel® Xeon® 2.5 GHz E7-8890 v3 processors. We’re also excited to announce that Azure is…


Announcing Azure DevTest Labs in Azure Government

Today, we’re excited to announce the availability of Azure DevTest Labs in Azure Government. Azure DevTest Labs is a self-service sandbox environment in Azure that enables you to quickly create dev/test environments while minimizing waste and controlling costs. Developers and testers need to spend considerable time configuring their self-service environments. Decision makers want to leverage…

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Accelerated Networking for both Windows and Linux is now generally available in Azure Government

We are happy to announce that Accelerated Networking (AN) for both Windows and Linux is now generally available in Azure Government. Accelerated networking provides consistent ultra-low network latency via Azure’s in-house programmable hardware and technologies such as SR-IOV. By moving much of Azure’s software-defined networking stack off the CPUs and into FPGA-based SmartNICs, compute cycles…

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Announcing preview of new high performance computing capability: H-Series VMs

Late last year,  we announced that H-Series virtual machines were coming to Azure Government to support high performance computing (HPC)  workloads. I’m excited to announce that H-Series VMs are now in preview in US Gov Arizona . Customers can leverage this new capability for any unclassified workload including ITAR and FedRAMP High. These VMs support complex…


VDI with Frame on Azure Government

In this episode of the Azure Government video series, Steve Downs sits down with Dave Reber from Frame to discuss the Frame platform for Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI). Frame is a Microsoft VDI partner focused providing a great user experience for remote applications hosted in Azure Government. Dave shares a bit about Frame’s history and…

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Join us at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference in Washington, DC

Are you attending NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference, Nov. 1-2, at the Ronald Reagan International and Trade Building in Washington, DC? If so, we invite you to our session, AI, HPC Infrastructure & Visualizations on Microsoft Azure Government at on Nov. 1, 1:30 – 2:20 p.m. in Hemisphere B to learn about advancements of GPU capabilities…


Data Science Virtual Machines are now available on Azure Government Cloud

This post was co-authored by: Gopi Kumar, Principal Program Manager, AI and Research For any questions, feel free to contact Gopi on Twitter: @zenlytix We are happy to announce the availability of the Data Science Virtual Machine on Microsoft Azure Government Cloud. Microsoft’s Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM) is a family of popular VM images…

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Azure NC Virtual Machines Availability – GPU Compute

Azure NC-based instances are powered by NVIDIA Tesla® K80 GPUs and provide the compute power required to accelerate the most demanding high-performance computing (HPC) and AI workloads. Customers can now use these instances to run deep learning training jobs, HPC simulations, rendering, real-time data analytics, DNA sequencing, and many more CUDA® accelerated tasks. Additionally, customers…